Choctawhatchee HS Cheerleaders Back to Back State Champions

The Choctawhatchee High School Cheerleaders were recognized at the May 13 School Board meeting as the back to back State Champions in the 1A Small Coed Division at the 2013 FHSAA Competitive Cheerleading Championship.  The cheerleaders also placed third in the nation in the Super Varsity Coed Division at the Universal Cheerleading Association National High School Cheerleading Competition in Orlando.

“We are very proud of what you have done with these young men and women and we are excited to have you all here tonight,” said Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson.

Hailey Buchanan, Choctawhatchee’s Varsity Cheerleading Coach, also recognized the seniors on the squad and congratulated them for making the transition to collegiate cheerleading.  The following seniors will be cheering at the collegiate level next year:

Tori Pitchford and Jacob Phan - Florida State University
Makenzie Hanle - Florida Gulf Coast University
Alexis Welch - Stetson University
Abbie LeMenager and Eric Brelia - University of Southern Mississippi

To see a list of Choctawhatchee’s current and past college cheerleaders, click here.

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Choctawhatchee High School Cheerleaders:

Anna Ashley
Eric Brelia
Loren Burkett
Kacey Childers
Lydia Clark
Dani Connelly
Zach Given
Anna Greene
Makenzie Hanle
Tiffany Larson
Abigail LeMenager
Rachel Loughney
CJ McDonald
Emily McGaughy
Temple Nichols
Areanne Orse
Sydney Pattison
Tori Pitchford
Allison Plantz
Storme Rynearson
Peyton Schultz
Emory Shelto
Mark Thomas Walker
Alexis Welch
Shane Wright
Rachelle Wyatt
Monica Zaldivar

The Choctawhatchee HS Cheerleading Coaches, Kaitlyn Akos and Hailey Looney, are pictured here with Principal Cindy Gates..